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Economics Faculty Attending the Southern Economic Association Annual Meetings

November 8, 2017
On Nov. 17 to 19, 2017, economists will gather at the Southern Economics Association 87th Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida. Several of the Sewanee economics faculty will join in the discussions this year. Professors Tao Song, Brad Sturgill, Serkan Karadas, and Aaron Elrod will be giving presentations.

Using Field Experiments to Make the World a Better Place

April 13, 2017
World renowned economist John A. List will explain ho he uses field experiments to inform economic policy. The lecture will take place in Gailor auditorium on April 18, 2017 at 4:30pm. A reception will follow. All are welcome.

Claude B. Nielsen, C'73, beverage industry leader, is next Executive-in-Residence

February 21, 2017
You've probably heard about Coca-Cola's closely guarded formula, but that's not the "real" secret ingredient in your soft drink. The chairman of the nation's biggest privately held Coca-Cola bottling company reveals the truth in a lecture on March 28.

Summer-in-CHINA Program 2017, come with us!

January 20, 2017
This 8 hour study abroad program in the summer of 2017 consists of two full academic courses, "Economic Development in China" to be taught by Professor Yasmeen Mohiuddin and "Growth Theory" to be taught by Professor Marc St-Pierre. The dates of the CHINA program are May 11- June 21 (6 weeks). An information meeting about the Summer-in-CHINA Program 2017 is scheduled for Monday, January 23 at 5:00 p.m. in Room 208, Walsh-Ellett.

Summer-in-South Asia Program 2017, come with us!

January 20, 2017
This 8 hour study abroad program in the summer of 2017 consists of two full academic courses, "Microfinance Institutions in South Asia" to be taught by Professor Yasmeen Mohiuddin and "Health Economics" to be taught by Professor Katherine Theyson. The dates of the South Asia program are May 11- June 21 (6 weeks) An information meeting about the Summer-in-South Asia Program 2017 is scheduled for Monday, January 23 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 208, Walsh-Ellett.

Summer-in-South Asia Program 2017, come with us!

January 20, 2017
This 8 hour study abroad program in the summer of 2017 consists of two full academic courses, "Microfinance Institutions in South Asia" to be taught by Professor Yasmeen Mohiuddin and "Health Economics" to be taught by Professor Katherine Theyson. The dates of the South Asia program are May 11- June 21 (6 weeks)

Kennedy Lecture and Seminar Series

November 28, 2016
Dr. Pietro Peretto, Professor of Economics at Duke University, a growth theory specialist, will talk to us about the various growth stages of economies. The title of his talk is "Through Scarcity to Prosperity: A Theory of the Transition to Sustainable Growth". The event will take place on November 29th at 4:30pm in Convocation Hall.

Tutoring for this semester (Advent 2016)

October 18, 2016
Tutoring is available for introductory courses (ECON101 and ECON102) as well as for intermediate theory courses (ECON305 and ECON306).

Up from Slavery? The Economic Progress of Black Men Since 1865

October 18, 2016
Marianne Wanamaker, associate professor of economics at UT Knoxville, uses historical data to analyze the economic progress of black men since emancipation of U.S. slaves. The talk will start at 4:30pm in McGriff Alumni House on Tuesday October 25th.

Some of us have moved!

August 30, 2016
You will no longer be able to find our offices in Walsh-Ellet.

Steve Ford gives a lesson in sustainable agriculture on Capitol Hill

July 18, 2016
Ford joined the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition in Washington to advocate for Congressional support of federal conservation programs.

Tutoring

April 7, 2016
Tutoring is available for the rest of the semester at the following times/locations:

Conference Presentation at EFA

April 1, 2016
Serkan Karadas will present "Returns from Joining the U.S. Congress" at Eastern Finance Association meetings as a presenter and discussant in April (Baltimore, MD).

Comprehensive Examinations

January 11, 2016
The comprehensive examination in economics will be given on Tuesday, January 12.

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Sewanee Economists to Give Papers at a variety of Conferences

November 2, 2015
Five members of the economics department are presenting papers at the Southern Economic Association meetings in New Orleans, Louisiana from November 21 through 23.

Health Care Reform Expert to Speak in Gailor on Monday, March 10

November 21, 2014
John A. Graves, C'03 is assistant professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where he holds appointments in the Department of Health Policy and the Department of Medicine.

Sewanee Economists to Give Papers at the SEA

November 19, 2014
Five Sewanee economists are participating in the Southern Economics Association meetings.

Summer 2014 China Program Informational Meeting

February 27, 2014
For those students who might be interested, there will be a China Program informational meeting on Wednesday, March 5, 5-6pm. The meeting will be held in Walsh-Ellett 308.

Kennedy Lecture in honor of Professor Robin Gottfried

November 6, 2013
As an expert on international trade and policy, Dennis Appleyard will discuss the dynamics of domestic and international inequality using data from 1976 onward.